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Dangote Cement, major contributor to Senegal’s economic devt, says Envoy

Dangote Cement Plc’s huge investment has been described as one of the major contributors to the development of the Senegalese economy. Besides, the Cement plant located in Pout, 60 kilometres away from Dakar, has greatly assisted in strengthening the business relationship between Senegal and Nigeria. Dangote Cement Senegal currently holds …

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Some Nigerians detained in Ghana are escapees from Owerri prison – Diplomat; No, they’re deceived green pastures seekers – NUTAG President

A number of those who escaped from the Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria Correctional Center (Prisons) when unknown gunmen attacked the facility recently and set the inmates free are said to be among those being held in Ghana by authorities of the sister West African country. A video has been trending …

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SERAP sues FG, wants ECOWAS court to declare NBC broadcasting code illegal

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and twenty-four concerned Nigerians have sued the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja over “the arbitrary use of the NBC Act and broadcasting code to target, harass, sanction, and fine independent …

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AFCFTA: What we’re doing to boost non-oil exports – CBN Governor, Emefiele at Zenith Bank Webinar

Being remarks by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele, at the Zenith Bank 2021 International Export Seminar on “Nigeria’s Economic Prosperity: The Role of Intra-Regional Trade and Non-oil Export Initiatives” held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Protocols) I am indeed delighted to attend this seminar …

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Angolan journalist Jorge Manuel arrested, detained for 5 days while reporting on evictions

New York, April 15, 2021 Angolan authorities must refrain from arresting members of the press covering public events, and should return all equipment confiscated from journalist Jorge Manuel, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On April 7, police officers arrested Manuel, a reporter for the Radio Despertar broadcaster, while …

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated appoints Akin Dada as Group Executive, Corporate & Investment Banking

LOME, Togo, April 12, 2021 Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), is pleased to announce the appointment of Akin Dada as Group Executive, Corporate and Investment Bank. He joined Ecobank in 2017 as the Executive Director for Corporate Banking in Nigeria, and prior to his new appointment …

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 Buhari salutes Dangote on birthday, commends his exemplary efforts during pandemic  

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of congratulations to Alhaji  Aliko Dangote on adding a year to his age, describing him as a key partner and a “Corona Warrior” who continues to show consistent faith and belief in Nigeria. In a statement commemorating the birthday of Africa’s leading philanthropist and …

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